Evaluation of healthcare utilization in patients with metabolic syndrome

It has not been contested that cardiovascular risk factors tend to cluster together; the matter of contention has been the assertion that the metabolic syndrome is anything more than the sum of its constituent parts.

Second-generation atypical antipsychotics and metabolic effects: In addition, promulgation of guidance does not necessarily result in a change in surveillance. In practice, local resources and service arrangements may help determine who is most appropriately placed to monitor patients with clear communication between clinicians being paramount.

It was hypothesized that olanzapine, quetiapine, and chlorpromazine may increase lipids directly, whereas other antipsychotic medications not associated with similar clinical presentations would serve as control medications. There is little justification from a purely economic point of view for more broad-based surveillance after brief durations of therapy.

Mechanisms Underlying Metabolic Syndrome in Schizophrenia The putative mechanisms linking atypical antipsychotic medications to metabolic syndrome are multifactorial, and likely include the interplay of dopamine, histamine, orexigenic anabolic neuropeptides, adrenergic and muscarinic receptors, and failed glucose homeostasis, as well as the interaction of these with modifiable and nonmodifiable risk factors.

We also attempt to elucidate published and ongoing clinical trials for HF in an effort to evaluate the standard and novel therapeutic approaches, including stem cell and gene therapies, to reduce the morbidity and mortality. A total of patients taking olanzapine, quetiapine, or chlorpromazine were compared with control patients taking other antipsychotic medications.

Individual second-generation antipsychotics—aripiprazole, olanzapine, quetiapine, risperidone, and ziprasidone—were also reportedly associated with higher rates of testing. The high prevalence of anxiety and depressive symptoms in subjects with MetSyn, also observed in our study, may be of help to explain the association between MetSyn and lower MCS score.

Activities to enhance surveillance include the recognition that each patient touches a system of care in which coordinated services are required from multiple healthcare providers in an interdependent manner.

S—S [ PubMed ] 9. July Learn how and when to remove this template message Naturally, since the metabolic syndrome is a disorder of energy distribution and storage, fat accumulation explains for a significant proportion of cardiovascular risk. The previous definitions of the metabolic syndrome by the International Diabetes Federation [40] and the revised National Cholesterol Education Program are very similar and they identify individuals with a given set of symptoms as having metabolic syndrome.

However, even untreated patients suffering from schizophrenia are at an increased risk for developing many medical conditions classically associated with metabolic syndrome, and the interaction of antipsychotic treatment and disease with environmental factors has been incompletely explored.

Am Health Drug Benefits. POC systems and predictive modeling now in development have the potential to expand access to monitoring and increase compliance with monitoring guidance. Hence, exercise training, mostly high intensity as opposed to moderate, in HFpEF patients has been significantly shown to improve rate of oxygen consumption or VO2 without affecting endothelial function [ 78 ].

The differential prevalence of metabolic syndrome associated with various atypical antipsychotic medications has been evidenced across numerous studies, with higher effects seen for certain antipsychotic medications on weight gain, waist circumference, fasting triglyceride level, and glucose levels.

Metabolic side effects of antipsychotic drug treatment— pharmacological mechanisms. Potential mechanisms of atypical antipsychotic-induced metabolic derangement: This article concentrates on issues germane to adult schizophrenia, but excessive morbidity and mortality linked to metabolic syndrome and CVD is not limited to this population.

One of the common challenges is the coordination of care between a primary care provider and a specialty care provider.

We enrolled 13 patients with DS 6 females, mean age: This article is an open access article distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution CC-BY license http: The usefulness and cost of a shorter duration of fasting in workplace screening for glucose intolerance and metabolic syndrome.

However, more recent evidence suggests that common triggers for example, excessive sugar-intake in the environment of overabundant food can contribute to the development of multiple metabolic abnormalities at the same time, supporting the commonality of the energy utilization and storage pathways in metabolic syndrome.

Other researchers have taken the view that there needs to be a much more coordinated approach between primary and secondary care. Easy and low-cost identification of metabolic syndrome in patients treated with second-generation antipsychotics: These associations were first tested in univariate analysis Pearsons and Spearman correlations coefficients and multivariate analysis was then performed by binary logistic regression analysis.

Abstract Dravet syndrome DS is a rare, severe childhood epilepsy syndrome that imposes a substantial burden on patients and their caregivers.

On the other hand, prospective data, though limited, suggest that depression, anger and negative health behaviours predict increased risk for the metabolic syndrome [ 14 - 15 ].

SF physical and mental health summary scales: Researchers have attempted to determine which molecular binding sites are most closely linked with specific side effects, such as weight gain, glucose dysregulation, diabetes, and dyslipidemia, across a variety of antipsychotic agents.

Is antipsychotic polypharmacy associated with metabolic syndrome even after adjustment for lifestyle effects: The latter were crudely assessed with a simple self-reported instrument and there is the possibility of misclassification.

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However, one study stated these potentially beneficial measures are effective in only a minority of people, primarily due to a lack of compliance with lifestyle and diet changes. This section possibly contains original research. This study evaluated health-care utilization over a 2-year period in patients with DS at an outpatient clinic of a German epilepsy center.

For example, a positive metabolic syndrome screen for blacks and whites may be associated with increased risk for CVD, whereas a positive metabolic screen for Hispanics and Filipino Americans may be associated with increased risk for diabetes. Here, HF-associated decreased CO and alteration of systemic circulation which lead to reduced intestinal perfusion and mucosal ischemia, thus causing disruption in intestinal barrier, increased gut permeability, increased bacterial translocation and increased circulating endotoxins.

We then discuss the quality control measures to prevent the growing readmission rates for HF. Impact of cardiometabolic risk factor clusters on health-related quality of life in the U. Curr Med Res Opin ; Results: About one-third of the patients who have undergone metabolic monitoring before the medication switch (%) had metabolic syndrome.

The two groups did not significantly differ on healthcare resource utilization, MPR, or time to all-cause medication discontinuation. The pickwickian syndrome is a severe form of the obesity-hypoventilation syndrome.

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Named after an obese character in Charles Dickens' The Pickwick Papers, this syndrome involves extreme obesity, irregular breathing, somnolence, cyanosis, secondary polycythemia, and right ventricular dysfunction.

Results: About one-third of the patients who have undergone metabolic monitoring before the medication switch (%) had metabolic syndrome. The two groups did not significantly differ on healthcare resource utilization, MPR, or. Metabolic syndrome, sometimes known by other names, is a clustering of at least three of the five following medical conditions: central obesity, high blood pressure, high blood sugar, high serum triglycerides, and low serum high-density lipoprotein (HDL).

Metabolic syndrome is associated with the risk of developing cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes. Evaluation of Healthcare Utilization in Patients with Metabolic Syndrome Abstract Metabolic Syndrome is a cluster of cardio-metabolic risk factors, including obesity, hyperglycemia, dyslipidaemia and hypertension, and has been linked with elevated risk of developing Cardiovascular Disease and Type 2 Diabetes.

The objectives of this study therefore were to: (1) determine if excessive daytime sleepiness is associated with increased health care utilization, and (2) identify determinants of increased health care utilization among patients referred for assessment of OSA.

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